A credit union's ability to earn money has an effect on its safety and soundness. Earnings can be retained by the credit union, boosting its capital buffer, or be used to address problematic loans, potentially making the credit union more resilient in tough times. Obviously, credit unions that are losing money have less ability to do those things.
THD DISTRICT 17 underperformed the average on Bankrate's earnings test, achieving a score of 2 out of a possible 30.
The credit union had an earnings ratio of 0.00 percent in our test, higher than the average for all credit unions, an indication that it's beating its peers in this area.